The use of force by the police appears to be linked to the criminalization of poverty in Africa, with observers saying illegal use of force is mainly recorded in poor neighborhoods and low-income areas. As a result, police measures and curfews have had a discriminatory and disproportionate effect on the poorest. … [Read more...] about In Africa, concerns over rising police brutality
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She wrote: "I implore you to hear my words, see the facts that are laid out before us, and I ask with no expectations other than hope that you might help me to make these changes be considered, to ensure that Andrew is given the retrial that he unquestionably deserves and to see that the justice system in our country is the solid ethical foundation that it rightly should be. Not the joke that so many of us now view it to be." … [Read more...] about PC Andrew Harper’s killers jailed for 42 years over brutal manslaughter
According to US media, Mr Trump told Woodward of his connection with Mr Kim: "You meet a woman. In one second, you know whether or not it's going to happen. It doesn't take you 10 minutes and it doesn't take you six weeks. It's like, whoa. OK. You know? It takes somewhat less than a second." … [Read more...] about Trump deliberately played down virus, Woodward book says
Football Federation Australia holds much less international power, but was equally criticised for its muted efforts. Top executives actually met with Sheikh Salman the day after Al-Araibi was arrested, but say they didn’t know at the time. It would be another six weeks before the executives would get in the room with him again – on the sidelines of the Asian Cup – and pass on Australia’s wish to see Al-Araibi freed. … [Read more...] about He’s free, but who’s to blame for Hakeem al-Araibi’s ordeal?